How to delete a Google account on Android

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Want to delete a Google account on Android? Whether it's cleaning up before reselling or simply limiting the number of accounts linked to a device, we'll show you how to do it. It is indeed possible to use several Google accounts on the same device and this can cause synchronization problems depending on the account you use on other devices.

This is one of the first steps required when setting up a new Android smartphone. Registering your Google account (Gmail) not only allows you to access the Play Store, but also to synchronize your contacts, calendars, and application data in the Cloud. If you want delete google account on android without performing a complete reset of your smartphone, there is nothing simpler.



Android: how to delete a Google account in a few steps

Several reasons can lead you to delete a Google account on Android: you have several configured on the same smartphone, you sell your device or lend it to someone, but do not necessarily want to return to factory settings , among other reasons.

Removing a Google account from an Android smartphone or tablet does not mean that the account itself will be affected. This will still exist, but will no longer be associated with the device. But before taking this step, make sure you know everything it entails:

  • The account will also be unlinked from the Gmail app. You will no longer be able to receive email notifications from the affected account unless you log in again.
  • You will no longer be able to access data linked to your Google account from the smartphone, including photos and videos hosted in the Cloud.
  • Content you purchased from Google Play and YouTube is no longer accessible from the device.
  • Any information you've kept in Chrome, such as bookmarks, browsing and search history, will be lost, but only on the affected device. If you want to go further, you can also find out how to clear Google search history and remove all your traces.

Ready to take the leap?



Here's how to delete a Google account on Android

The process is essentially the same, regardless of the version of Android and the brand of smartphone you are using.

  1. Go to Parameters then in the section Accounts
  2. Press Manage your account
  3. Tap your name just below the profile picture to expand the drop-down menu of linked accounts.
  4. Fully down, press Manage accounts on this device
  5. Select the Google account to delete from the list
  6. Press Delete account
  7. Read the warning message displayed on the screen carefully and then confirm the deletion.

That's it that's all. The account in question is now removed from the device, along with all associated data. Finally, it should be noted that to add an account again, the beginning of the process is the same. All you have to do at point 4 is to click on "Add an account" and follow the steps to the end.


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